Alkaline Water: Potential Benefits for Acid Reflux
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Water fasting is becoming a popular way to lose weight. It has also been suggested in studies as a way to lower Alkaline water has benefits for water fasting that plain water doesn’t your risk of chronic diseases and extend your lifespan. One big downside to water fasting is that it induces fasting-acidosis: A condition where blood pH drops to unsafe levels during the fast. Fasting acidosis can lead to acid reflux, nausea, and heartburn, among other effects. Alkaline water is the best water for water fasting because it can raise blood pH from 40 – 70% under acidosis conditions. It also inactivates pepsin, the enzyme that triggers the... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Tuesday, August 14, 12:00 PM America/Los_Angeles

The Mediterranean Diet is recognized by the medical community as a healthy, wholesome choice that will Alkaline water and a sensible diet are just as effective as PPI drugs for reflux – without side effects lead to better health outcomes for people who adopt it. A new study just released shows that combining a Mediterranean Diet with alkaline water can do even more: People with Acid Reflux can get relief from their symptoms by switching to the Mediterranean diet and drinking alkaline water. The best news of all? By making the switch to a healthy diet and alkaline water, people with acid reflux can avoid taking dangerous Proton Pump Inhibitor... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Tuesday, October 03, 12:27 PM America/Los_Angeles

Who are the Mainstream Health Professionals who Recognize Alkaline Water Benefits Health? Finally! There are some mainstream health professionals who recognize that  alkaline water benefits health! Mainstream health experts are beginning to recognize that alkaline water may have some health benefits It’s easy to find alternative health practitioners and celebrity doctors that tout alkaline water. But not all of these alternative health practitioners are recognized by mainstream medicine as holding legitimate medical opinions. Because of this skepticism is the prevailing opinion of some doctors and scientists. But that may finally be changing,... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Wednesday, July 05, 11:53 AM America/Los_Angeles

Got GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux causes a painful burning sensation that, left unchecked can result in Alkaline water has the potential to bring relief to millions of GERD sufferers – without nasty side effects serious health complications like ulcers. Many people turn to PPI medicines such as Nexium, Prevacid, and Prilosec to gain relief, but recent research suggests that the relief they get comes with some nasty side effects. Ionized Alkaline water on the other hand, has been shown in laboratory research to inactivate pepsin, the enzyme that triggers GERD, without any side effects. Could alkaline water manage the effects of GERD long... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Friday, May 06, 13:24 PM America/Los_Angeles

The Gastrointestinal tract encompasses all of the organs involved with eating and waste elimination. This There is a beneficial effect of alkaline water on every part of the digestive system includes everything from your stomach to your colon. Parts of your digestive tract are pH sensitive, and that’s why alkaline water has an effect on your digestive health. For example: food triggers the GI tract to release hormones, which then trigger the release of the proper enzymes for digestion. The pH of the food you eat is one factor used to trigger some of those hormones. It’s important to keep in mind that pH alone doesn’t trigger the release... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Tuesday, March 01, 11:39 AM America/Los_Angeles

As we age, our body’s alkaline buffer system – the means that the body uses to neutralize and excrete acidity – declines. Diet, mindfulness and alkaline water together are your best strategy for reducing body acidity How much does this decline affect you? That depends, some people will have stronger alkaline buffers than others. So the first thing you need to know about how to reduce acidity in the body is: How much am I affected by acidity in my body? To find out, take the body acidity quiz below: Acidity in the Body Quiz Out-of-control acidity in the body causes certain symptoms all of which are part of a temporary condition called... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Tuesday, December 22, 11:46 AM America/Los_Angeles

Alkaline water or antacid? Here it comes again, GERD: The burning, flaming pit in your chest caused by stomach acid refluxing into your esophagus. Gastro Esophageal Reflux (GERD) is a harmful condition that affects millions of people. For many people, it’s a chronic disease which they control with medications such as Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI), histamine receptors, and alkaline buffers such as Tums. Alkaline water is safer than PPI’s for the long term control of GERD Of these medications, PPI’s are considered to be the most effective. Some PPI’s such as Nexium are even available over-the-counter because they have long been considered... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Wednesday, July 15, 11:42 AM America/Los_Angeles

Does stomach acid neutralize alkaline water or does alkaline water raise the pH of the stomach? If you drink alkaline water on an empty stomach: No. Stomach acid doesn’t neutralize alkaline water because there is very little, if any, stomach acid in an empty stomach. Stomach acid doesn’t neutralize alkaline water Drinking water does not trigger stomach acid production. The stomach initially produces gastric acids in response to the sight, smell, and taste of food. Later, during digestion, the stomach continues to produce gastric acids in response to distention – filling of the stomach and the presence of amino acids and peptides... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Friday, April 24, 14:34 PM America/Los_Angeles

Look What 4 Years of Drinking Alkaline Water did by Life Water Ionizers Four years ago, I (Leo McDevitt, the author of this article)  started working for Life Ionizers. I knew very little about water ionizers at the time but was anxious to try the water for myself. Thanks to a generous gift from Life Ionizers, I got a nine-plate Life Ionizer for my home. Little did I know at the time, what a huge effect the alkaline water from my new Life Ionizer would have on my wife, Christine. Look what 4 years of alkaline water did for Christine! Imagine looking GOOD in YOUR DMV photo The picture in this article shows her DMV photo from 4 years ago –... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Tuesday, November 18, 12:02 PM America/Los_Angeles

Millions of people each day struggle with a painful condition known as acid reflux. Along with heartburn, acid reflux causes damage to your stomach and esophagus and can lead to ulcers. Many people turn to proton pump inhibitors like Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium – and these drugs work! Acid Reflux drugs – Is the cure worse than the disease? But if you are taking these drugs, you may find yourself tiring easily, or even becoming forgetful. If this is happening to you, it may be due to a Vitamin B-12 deficiency. Don’t ignore these symptoms! Untreated, Vitamin B-12 deficiency can lead to memory loss, depression and even dementia. Worse... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Monday, December 16, 11:48 AM America/Los_Angeles